May 07, 2014
By Valerie Massie
12:15 PM ET | Dr. Valerie Taylor
GUEST – CAMH / Dr. Valerie Taylor is the newly appointed Chief, Division of General and Health System Psychiatry at CAMH
TOPIC – May 5 – 9 is National Mental Health Week . A focus of this year’s awareness week is women’s mental health.
INFO – While men are more likely to experience issues with substance dependence women are twice as likely to experience depression and are also more likely to experience other mood and anxiety disorders. The role of trauma: Women are more likely to suffer domestic violence and abuse which can lead to mental health issues
BIO – Dr. Valerie Taylor has a new cross appointment to CAMH/Women’s College Hospital. She is also Psychiatrist-in-Chief at Women’s College Hospital, and is on the forefront of women’s health.